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Painting for the artistically challenged … By the artistically challenged

Tools • Head • Sandpaper • Exacto • Sculpey • Brushes • Paint • Finish

Heads • Good casts make better finished product • Paint will not hide problems • Clean and prep as needed before starting

Heads • Patch holes and smooth problem areas • Bake at 225 for 10 minutes

Heads • Gently sand sculpey areas smooth • Sand any other rough spots • Fit neckplug • Remove dust from head

Paint • Acrylic’s • Delta Ceramcoat, Folkart, Apple Barrell (no Americana) • Cheap • Washable • Easy to mix

Brushes • Taklon synthetic • #6 or #8 for flesh/hair • #0 for eyebrows, facial hair, etc… • 10/0 spotter for eyes and detail • Cheap brushes cause mental health problems • Clean after each use • Replace often!

Getting Started • Organize yourself • Place for brushes, paints, painted heads, tools

Prime?

• Color heads • Slick heads • Prime white if needed

Painting • Flesh first • #6 or #8 brush • Thin coats, one at a time. Let dry between coats. • DO NOT GLOB • Use Exacto to pick bits that show up after first coat when dry

Painting • After 3 coats of Flesh

Painting • Hair next • #6 or #8 brush • Don’t worry about perfection yet • This is one coat, several coats may be needed

Painting • #0 brush, rough in eyebrows and eye whites • Only one coat on the eye whites at this time

Painting • #10/0 brush add black eyeliner • #10/0 brush, clean up hairline with flesh • Don’t worry if you have to fix your fix

Painting • #10/0 brush add black eyeliner • #10/0 brush, clean up hairline with flesh • Don’t worry if you have to fix your fix

Painting • #10/0 brush, Touch up eye whites • #10/0 brush, Touch up Flesh around eyeliner and eyebrows • Fix your fixes

Painting Eyes • #10/0 brush, Add first circle if needed.

• Let Dry

Painting Eyes • #10/0 brush, Add 2 nd layer, eyecolor • Let Dry

Painting Eyes • #10/0 brush, Add black circle • Let Dry

Painting Eyes • #10/0 brush, Add white glint • Let Dry • Touch up where needed

Painting Eyes • If all else fails….

• EZ Eyes!

Painting Eyes • If all else fails….

• EZ Eyes!

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Finishing • Brush on Matte Varnish • Old #6 or #8 brush • Light coat, thin as you go • Spray finish is an option

Mixing Paint-Megoflesh • Store bought Peachy flesh • Brown • Yellow • Red

Mixing Paint-Blonde • Tan (Brown/White) • Yellow

Makeup • Extend liner • Add eye shadow • Lipstick • Blush- Use old #6 brush and dab on color • Re-dab with flesh

Too much work?

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